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Marceme's Charity Crochet

Share Your Story: Crochet Enthusiasts Share Their Experiences With Crocheting for Charity

By marceme

What Types of Items Do You Crochet for Charity?

you asked a year ago yesterday what do i do for charity i have been crocheting hats for guys in iraq and afghans for a senior citizen home i have made four of them just finished another one the first week of this month

Which Organization(s) Do You Donate Crocheted Items To?

i found a organization to give them to... it is caregivers

she is a very nice lady you can find the address in lion brands archives...

i belong to another organization that is making afghans for the elderly in homes... i made four there you can get an address or the nearest of a seniors group

Advice

  • you can give time you can go once or every day a week one day a week they have needle work and crochet and knitting groups another day they have a quilting group and a sewing squares together other days they have bingo and every day have eating certian weeks of year they have guitar and pottery lessons...

Have Your Experiences All Been Positive?

most of them were positive some have their clicks and don't want you in them but the crocheting and getting the yarn that is most of positive

Are There Any Pitfalls to Be Aware of?

yes there are some dishonest people out there that take advantage of you but you can look at the positive of you had a good time crocheting for the ones that are less fortunate...

Which Yarn(s) Do You Use When Crocheting for Charity?

i used yarns that they had scrap and then found out i didnt have enough to finish the afghan and went to buy white to do it i got red heardt rug and caron so i have made three afghans then i got enough in my stash to finish the fourth just look and go to town creating

Where Do You Acquire the Yarns?

either the senior center will have some or you can get donations off the net or buy yarns go to yard sales sometimes they have them and use your stash if you have

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